Archive for January 2012

Germany and Its European Family

  Hello fellow personal finance readers. I go by the pen name “Teacher Man” due to the fact that I recently graduated from university and am in my second year of teaching high school. About 9 months ago my partner and I started a website called My University Money. It is aimed at helping young…

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Quicken Home and Business 2012 Review

One of the benefits of being a personal finance blogger is having the ability to “test drive” things to write reviews about them.  I was given a copy of Quicken Home and Business to try out and review. I was very very excited to try Quicken because I have heard so many great things about…

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2012 Personal Finance New Year’s Resolutions

Although I want to keep my personal finance resolutions as aggressive as they were last year, I know that this is not feasible and it will most likely only serve to punish me and make me feel bad come end of 2012. Therefore, because I like baby steps (and achieving these baby steps makes me…

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January 2012 Net Worth Update (+1.2%)

$140, 936 (+1.2%) Let see, what happened this month?  Since its January, we have probably mostly survived the aftermath of Christmas shopping (total spent about $400 on gifts) and Boxing Day shopping (I spent $70 on some boots and went to the States on New Year’s Day for some “After Christmas Sales”- bought some great…

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